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What Does Stuart Nudelman Have Against Police Torture Victims?

David Protess | Posted 12.22.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

When I last wrote about Stanley Wrice, he was hoping to walk his daughter Gail down the aisle. Hope does not come easily to a man serving a 100-year sentence for a gang rape back in 1982, but Wrice had seized the momentum in his fight for exoneration.

Incarcerated Victims of Chicago Police Torture File Ground Breaking Class Action Petition

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 12.16.2012 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

Today lawyers filed a ground breaking class action petition seeking new evidentiary hearings for a group of Illinois prisoners who allege that they were tortured by notorious Police Commander Jon Burge and his cabal of Chicago Police officers.

Richard M. Daley: A Central Figure in the Chicago Police Torture Scandal

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

These are the disturbing "highlights" of Richard M. Daley's 30 years of involvement in the police torture scandal. At every turn, he refused to use his unparalleled power to stop the torture, end the cover-up, and bring the torturers to justice.

Mayor Emanuel Stands Mum As the Chicago City Council Approves Tillman Torture Settlement

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 09.25.2012 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

While yesterday's settlements are a step in the right direction, Chicago and its mayor must deal with outstanding issues before it can truthfully say that it no longer is on the wrong side of the Chicago police torture scandal.

City To Settle 2 More Police Torture Lawsuits For $7.17 Million

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago City Council committee has signed off on settlements in two lawsuits filed by men who allege they were victims of police tor...

Chicago Settles Michael Tillman Police Torture Case

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

Today, almost exactly 26 years after his arrest, the Finance Committee of the Chicago City Council approved the payment of a $5.375 million settlement to police torture victim Michael Tillman.

WATCH: Attorneys Fight To Get Daley On The Stand In Police Torture Trial

Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago

Although attorneys for former Mayor Richard M. Daley said he will not testify this week in a police torture trial, attorneys for the alleged victim ar...

Demanding Justice for the Still-Imprisoned Burge Victims

Locke Bowman | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

Chicago's political establishment must shudder each time Jon Burge garners another headline. This past week was a bad one for politicians who would like to forget that Burge ever commanded an elite unit of police detectives.

Are Cook County's Interrogation Techniques Foolproof? The Reid Technique Examined

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Diana Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Following his January 14 release from prison, convicted murderer Michael Tillman became th...

WATCH: Tortured To Confess, Man Freed From Jail After 24 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After serving nearly 24 years in jail for the rape and murder of a mail clerk found dead in a South Side apartment, Michael Tillman was freed from pri...